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Get Involved

There are many ways for students and community members to get involved with the arts on campus! Explore how below.

If you have an arts opportunity to share, click here to submit a listing for this page.

Please visit department websites directly for additional information or questions.


Open Calls

Call for Applications

Community Altar Project
Deadline: November 1, 2020

Call for Proposals

Wisconsin Humanities
Mini Grant
Deadline: November 1, 2020

Call for Applications

First Wave Scholarship
Deadline: November 1, 2020 (early action); February 1, 2021 (regular)

Call for Submissions

Corpus Callosum
Deadline: November 6, 2020

Call for Applications

Sherry Wagner-Henry Scholarship in the Creative Arts and Entrepreneurship
Deadline: November 13, 2020

Call for Applications/Nominations

Division of the Arts Creative Arts Awards
Deadline: December 1, 2020

Call for Proposals

Wisconsin Humanities Major Grant
Deadline: December 15, 2020

Call for Submissions

Wisconsin Film Festival Wisconsin’s Own
Deadline: December 31, 2020 (earlybird submissions); January 31, 2020 (final submissions)

Graduate Exchange (HEX)

UW–Madison Center for the Humanities
Deadline: submissions accepted on rolling basis

Call for Speakers

UW–Madison Center for the Humanities

Call for Artists

Curatorial Connection Program


Social Justice Internships

Wisconsin Union Deadline: open until filled


Check back soon.


Costume Assistant

Theatre & Drama Department
Deadline: November 2, 2020

Scene Studio Assistant In Props

Theatre & Drama Department
Deadline: November 2, 2020

Performing Organization Coordinator

Mead Witter School of Music
Deadline: November 4, 2020


Theatre & Drama Department
Deadline: November 8, 2020



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Course Listings

Integrated Arts 310/610: Hip-Hop Culture, Women & the World

September 2 – December 10, 2020

The Artists’ Book Club

September 10 – December 13, 2020

Professional Practices for Artists

September 16 – October 21, 2020

Pastels: Essential Techniques for Drawing and Painting

September 16 – November 4, 2020

Watercolor: Intermediate Making Paintings

September 16 – November 4, 2020

Support the Arts


You can support arts programs and students at UW–Madison with a tax-deductible donation. Gifts of all sizes are welcome and appreciated. Your generosity helps us further develop and support a vibrant arts community on campus.

2017 New Arts Venture Challenge finalists, judges and emcees.

Community Partnerships

Raise the profile of your organization through a partnership or sponsorship of a campus festival, exhibit or performance. To discuss potential collaborations, contact

Performance of "Rubedo" by Li Chiao-Ping, as part of Meeta Mastani's fall 2016 Interdisciplinary Arts Residency, in partnership with the Madison Public Library.